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Macmillan Higher Education

Environmental Politics and Policy

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Palgrave

Pages: 308
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Paperback - 9781137603999

08 November 2017

$49.99

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Ebook - 9781137604019

21 December 2017

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Hardcover - 9781137604002

20 October 2017

$109.00

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This book provides systematic coverage of the key concepts in the study of environmental politics; the evolution of environmental thinking; the national and international actors involved in environmental policy; and a...

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This book provides systematic coverage of the key concepts in the study of environmental politics; the evolution of environmental thinking; the national and international actors involved in environmental policy; and a selection of specific environmental problems including their causes, the challenges and results of addressing them to date.

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  • Breadth: possesses the potential to be used across a range of courses devoted to environmental politics and policy in numerous different territories
  • Application: places a clear focus on specific environmental problems, covering their causes, the challenges of addressing them, and the results to date
  • Pedagogically-rich: in true McCormick fashion, John uses a range of visuals and boxed features
  • Author reputation: well known for writing some of the most popular texts in comparative and EU politics and for his background and scholarship in environmental politics

Introduction
1. Understanding Key Concepts
2. Perspectives on the Environment
3. The Dynamics of Environmental Policy
4. Actors at the State Level
5. Actors at the International Level
6. Air Pollution: Few Sources, Many Effects
7. Water: Quantity vs. Quality
8. Natural Resources: Forests, Oceans and Fisheries
9. Waste: A Failure of Consumer Society
10. Biodiversity: Species, Genes and Ecology
11. Energy: The Slow Road to Renewables
12. Climate Change: The Ultimate Global Test.

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John McCormick is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Politics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA.

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John McCormick is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Politics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA.

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